Wednesday, August 7, 2013

SAML 2.0 Authentication

Recently I have been working on a project where one of our web part needs to use a third party API/services which requires SAML authentication.
Thought to make notes here how the SAML 2.0 authentication works. Here is a very good diagram from Google that explains what is the flow of authentication:

Official SharePoint Documentation

I have recently contributed to the official SharePoint documentation for developement. Check it out here: